However, it is perceived the onset of monsoon over Kerala could be delayed owing to the prevailing El Nino conditions in the Pacific Ocean.
The forecast of a normal monsoon this year by Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) will bring cheer to consumption-driven sectors, such as fast-moving consumer goods, say experts.
The forecast is that 96 per cent of the long-period average (LPA) rainfall is expected in this monsoon season. That amounts to 717 mm of rainfall in Telangana.
According to the latest global forecasts, weak El Nino conditions are likely to persist this summer.
If the forecast comes true, then this will be the second consecutive year of a below normal rainfall.
Due to the widespread Northeast monsoon failure, Tamil Nadu will be facing tough times during the summer this year.
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A whopping 20 out of 32 districts in the State are in the red and the depletion rate is recorded as high as 4.32 meters in Perambalur district.
With a weak Northeast monsoon in 2018, most reservoirs in the city have reached their dead storage capacity.
The Regional Meteorological Department on Wednesday announced that the North East monsoon rains have ceased over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Kerala.
According to an RMD bulletin, the sky is likely to be partly cloudy, with maximum and minimum temperatures at around 30 to 20 degree Celsius over the next 48 hours in Chennai.
The State is facing a massive water shortage this year, with a wide deficit in monsoon rainfall in 2018. Experts feel that the impending water crisis this summer will be far more acute than the one fe
2018 has been the year of extremes globally and India was no exception.
The agriculture sector in the state has suffered a double whammy with drought conditions continuing in the North East (NE) monsoon season as well.